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I was recently asked to explain the difference between web accessibility and usability. I struggled to come up with a clear answer, so took some time to research how others had answered the question. While there are some good explanations out there, there wasn’t one I was happy forwarding to the questioner.

Taking bits from a few

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The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is a law aimed at making the Canadian province of Ontario fully accessible by 2025. The act is a framework for standards to make the Canadian province accessible to all.

The Act wants to create an Ontario of full participation. This means that every Ontario citizen has the

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Reduce the risk of all input errors

All users make mistakes when inputting data (for example, into forms and checkouts). Aim to prevent these errors occurring, but make it easy for users to correct errors as they occur.

Users can make costly mistakes if they don’t fully understand the implications of their actions or can’t rectify their

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